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  • Electric avenues: Renault unveils new urban truck

    Electric avenues: Renault unveils new urban truck

    16th July 2021

    Renault Trucks has introduced its new urban truck, the D Wide Z.E. Low Entry Cab in Europe.  The all-electric vehicle has a cab that helps improve waste collection operations. In addition, the design also better protects operators and vulnerable road…

  • Veterans into Logistics honours Fusilier Lee Rigby

    Veterans into Logistics honours Fusilier Lee Rigby

    15th July 2021

    Veterans into Logistics – a not for profit truck training organisation has named a vehicle after Fusilier Lee Rigby.  The DAF CF85 was presented at an event attended by the Rigby family in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.  In addition, armed forces…

  • Plans to decarbonise truck transport by 2050 announced

    Plans to decarbonise truck transport by 2050 announced

    14th July 2021

    Plans to decarbonise all forms of domestic transport – including HGVs – have been announced by the government. The transport decarbonisation plan will lead to cleaner air, said transport secretary, Grant Shapps. In addition, it will lead to healthier communities and…

  • First DAF CF Electric trucks on their way to Wales

    First DAF CF Electric trucks on their way to Wales

    13th July 2021

    An order for the first DAF CF Electric tractor units has been placed by Freight Systems Express Wales (FSEW).  The Cardiff-based operator is adding two of the battery powered trucks to its fleet. FESW took the decision to go electric…

  • MAN’s new truck generation gets an early makeover

    MAN’s new truck generation gets an early makeover

    12th July 2021

    In some ways it seems like no time since MAN’s new truck generation was introduced. However, the revised range was actually unveiled in the pre-covid days of February 2020. Therefore, it is quite early for a refresh, but that is…

  • Prototype tyres for electric trucks put through their paces

    Prototype tyres for electric trucks put through their paces

    9th July 2021

    Prototype tyres from Continental designed for the new generation of battery-powered trucks have been revealed. The tyre manufacturer has been testing the new rubber on a truck from EV specialist Futuricum. Continental’s truck is based on a Volvo FH and…

  • Upgraded Renault models designed around the driver

    Upgraded Renault models designed around the driver

    8th July 2021

    Upgraded Renault models have arrived, after the French manufacturer presented the Range T, T High, C and K Evolution ranges. An online presentation detailed the changes to the existing lineup of heavy duty trucks. In addition, it featured testimonials of…

  • On a charge: truck groups plan for heavy-duty EV infrastructure

    On a charge: truck groups plan for heavy-duty EV infrastructure

    6th July 2021

    With more and more battery-powered truck models appearing all the time, heavy duty EVs are on a charge. Now, three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers have announced plans for a charging network for the vehicles. Volvo Group, Daimler Truck and the…

  • Revamped range of Scanias get ready for rollout

    Revamped range of Scanias get ready for rollout

    5th July 2021

    A revamped range of Scania Euro 6 trucks will be available before the end of this year, says the manufacturer.  The move will, according to Scania give ‘customers a better foundation for their decision-making’. Specifically, Scania’s Alexander Vlaskamp, is being…

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